Wisconsin

State-by-State Assessment with Regard to Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Education Actions

State Department of Education Link http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/  
Legislation and Authorization None
Links to State Bills S.J.R. 95
Additional Links  
Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards YES Comprehensive Personal Finance Standards. VOLUNTARY, not mandated. The knowledge and skills set forth in the personal financial literacy standards cross all grade levels and disciplines. A comprehensive, developmentally appropriate pre-kindergarten through grade 12 program can promote personal financial literacy throughout numerous curricular areas. Educators from all grade levels can use the financial literacy standards to align instruction and create curriculum and activities designed to instill within students a desire to be financially literate. The standards are intended to help schools develop programs that provide the knowledge and skills to establish sound financial habits. The Wisconsin Personal Financial Literacy Model Academic Standard covers all of the Jump$tart Standards.
Social Studies – Economics: Personal finance content not included in Economics Standard.
Personal Finance Standards in Career and Techical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards NO
Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standard Minor amount
State Has Adopted Mathematics and English Language Arts Common Core YES
Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required or Offered YES Can be offered by district, or infused in other courses.
Personal Finance Course Required for Graduation  NO
Personal Finance Content required in Economics or Other Course Required for Graduation   NO Wisconsin does not require personal finance and economics for graduation.
Prescribed or Recommended Personal Finance Curriculum  YES Includes extensive teacher resources.
State Requires Economic Reasoning /Thinking Skills  YES
State Standard Correlated with Jump$tart Financial Literacy Standard While the standards are not formally correlated, the Wisconsin Personal Financial Literacy Model Academic Standard appears to cover all the Jump$tart Standards.
State Assessment of Personal Finance Required  NO
Financial Literacy Bills Currently Being Considered by the State Legislature NONE 
Financial Literacy Education Bills Signed by Governor and/or Passed by the House and Senate  NONE
State Appropriations and State Dept Education Funding for K-12 NO 
Established Financial Literacy Month N/A